Classes of Autoimmune Diseases Info-graphic's
Autoimmune Diseases can be broadly divided into systemic and organ-specific or localized autoimmune disorders, depending on the principal clinico - pathologic features of each disease. An example of systemic autoimmune diseases include; SLE, Sjögren's Syndrome, Sarcoidosis, Scleroderma, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Dermatomyositis. These conditions tend to be associated with auto-antibodies to antigens which are not tissue specific.
New Study Reveals Why 1 in 6 Hypothyroid Patients Still Feels Bad on Levothyroxine
One of the most controversial issues in endocrinology has to do with the best treatment for hypothyroidism. Most doctors insist that standard treatment with levothyroxine (L-T4, Levothroid, Levoxyl, Synthroid, Tirosint, Unithroid) is the answer to a sluggish or inactive thyroid gland. They reject natural thyroid or supplementation with T3 (Cytomel, natural desiccated thyroid or compounded slow-release products) as unnecessary or unreliable. New research may turn this issue upside down.
Levothyroxine Side Effects: Hair Loss, Weight Gain, Weight Loss & More
From weight gain to hair loss, this guide will walk you through all of the side effects of levothyroxine and teach you when you need to switch medications.
Living With An Autoimmune Disease
Being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease isn't a sentence. It's an opportunity to realize the relationship between your decisions and your health! It's certainly not easy, but it's…
Three Lesser Known Causes of Hypothyroidism
If you've been told your thyroid levels are normal, but still have hypothyroid symptoms, you may have one or more of three lesser known causes
Are you Taking your Thyroid Medication Correctly? Probably not
How you take your thyroid medication can change how much you absorb and how it functions. Use this guide to learn how to take Levothyroxine correctly.
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Top 5 Reasons Doctors Fail To Diagnose Hypothyroidism
Reliance on TSH, outdated thyroid lab ranges, failure to do full thyroid screening, reliance on "normal" lab ranges, and failure to recognize hypothyroidism signs and symptoms.